It seemed to have a vast inorganic life of its own, a volition and a whim.
It suited his whim, and it did more than that: it gave him a chance to speak to her in his teasing way.
Indeed, Van Baerle's happiness depended on the whim of this man.
The whim had seized her and was holding on tight that Emmeline's might be the Right Place.
He's been satisfying every whim of curiosity that pops into his mind.
The whim seized me, quite unaccountably, in the middle of last night.
Mark you, it is not wisdom but a whim of mine which causes me to be graciously minded!
It was her whim to be sad, and she brought him the book they were reading.
Obvious punctuation errors repaired.with the exception of emdashes and long dashes which seem to have been chosen on a whim.
I did not know whether to resent the whim or not, whether to be angry or indifferent.